Denzel making an integrated motor with 4-speed gearbox.

Back in March of 2017, we wrote about Denzel, and they were retailing electric bikes that are made by the Eastgem company in China. You

Adam’s Black Panther, with BBSHD Ludicrous V2, 3-speed, and Gates drive

So this is a multi-part build report on my latest ebike build. I’ll start with a quick history, hit on the highlights of the build

Building a safe high-amp battery pack from flat pouch cells

The methods used to build a battery pack from cylindrical cells are fairly well known, but pouch cells don’t seem to have a decent article

Zero Motorcycles, history and tech

The story begins with one guy, Neal Saiki (SY-kee). He is an engineer who worked for NASA for a while, which shows that he is

Historic “Deathbike” stolen in Oregon, $1500 reward for return

The title says it all. Luna Cycle has their main facility in Southern California, and they now have a second facility in Bend, Oregon. The

Propel Ebikes in New York, David takes on Goliath

There’s been a struggle simmering in the background concerning the laws that affect ebikes, but here’s one story with some good news. For a variety

Converting Off-Road Motorcycles to Electric with a QS motor

This last year I’ve seen a boom in motorcycle conversions to electric drives, and after scanning the components used, it looks like the Quan Shun

The Nobe 100GT 3-wheeled EV

I’m fascinated by innovative vehicles, and 3-wheelers have been around for a long time, popping up here and there. They never seem to take off

Buying a frame that accepts the Bafang Ultra Max Mid-Drive Motor, and 3 builds

Back in April of 2019, we wrote about an electric fatbike where the owner wanted the new powerful Bafang Ultra Max G510 drive, but…the few

Converting a vintage Vespa to Electric

I’ve always liked the style of vintage vehicles, and there is a growing trend of converting old gassers to an electric drivetrain. Jim in Virginia

Start-up “Redivivus” recycles lithium batteries with new process

The subject of recycling the thousands of EV car battery packs that are no longer in use is a something that I have thought is

Competing EV charging plugs and Voltages

If you are old like me, you remember how Betamax was a competing format against VHS, when it came to renting video-taped movies (this was

Tax Credits for Ebikes!?

This isn’t a fancy well-thought out article with clever word-play and the perfect pictures to get the major points across. I just heard about this

Sondors Fat-Tire Mid Drives

Sondors started out with a couple of stumbles a few years ago. Their first product was a simple rear hub fatbike, and once they got

Valeo Mid drive with integrated Effigear 7-speed transmission

There’s not a lot of information yet on this system, but it’s pretty interesting, so I’d still like to show what I found. ___________________________________________________ So

Use a Junked Chevy Volt Pack to Power Ebikes, Electric Cars, Off-Grid homes, or an eGenerator

A good friend of mine, Laurence who is also ebike obsessed rode his ebike from Ithaca, NY to Washington DC last year. This trip without